A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 75 km ESE of Nikolski, Alaska (47 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 46.4 km (29 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/08/17 / 2017-08-02 03:30:07 / August 2, 2017 @ 3:30 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 16:30:07 / 4:30 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak16399741. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16399741. Exact location of earthquake, -167.7908° West, 52.7558° North, depth 46.4 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 75 km ESE of Nikolski, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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